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Poll: Majority Of Brits Support Burka Ban

The majority of the British public support banning the burka, with just 25 per cent opposing such a move, a new poll suggests. The survey by YouGov found that support for a ban was strongest among older Britons, with an

France To Create New Muslim Body To Improve Relations

(AFP) – France’s government sought Monday to open a new chapter in relations with the country’s Muslims following a summer scarred by jihadist attacks and a ban on burkinis that ratcheted up communal tensions. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve met with

French Minister: Anti-Burkini Law Would Be ‘Unconstitutional’

(AFP) Paris – t would be “unconstitutional” for France to pass a law banning the burkini, and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French daily

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Arab Social Media Fumes Over French Burkini Ban

JAFFA, Israel – Social media users across the Arab world are still expressing outrage over the conduct of French police officers who recently attempted to enforce a new law forbidding burkinis by forcing a Muslim woman to remove her garments on a beach in Nice in the French Riviera.

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France’s Top Court To Rule On Burkini Ban

(AFP) – France’s highest administrative court will decide Friday whether to overturn the ban on wearing the full-body burkini swimsuit which has sparked controversy at home and abroad. The State Council heard arguments Thursday from the Human Rights League and